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Posted on: February 8, 2023

INCIDENT ALERT: February 8 West Fargo Public Schools Lockdown

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On Wednesday, Feb. 8, West Fargo Police Department officers assisted the Fargo Police Department with a reported incident in the City of Fargo involving a firearm inside a business near the intersection of 28th Avenue S. and Veterans Boulevard. As this in...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

West Fargo Library celebrates local artists through Music at the Library events

Mellifluous clarinet ensemble plays at West Fargo Library

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating local musicians through monthly Music at the Library events this spring. 

The library hosted it’s first event on Jan. 28, where local clarinet ensemble – Mellifluous – play...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

West Fargo Police Department awarded AAA North Dakota Traffic Safety Grant

West Fargo Police Department awarded AAA North Dakota Traffic Safety Grant (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department was awarded a AAA North Dakota traffic safety grant to assist in purchasing roadside flares. The competitive grant process gives priority to requests addressing roadside responder safety. 

“The West Fargo...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Friends of the West Fargo Public Library support library through book drive, Giving Hearts Day

Friends of the Library host book drive and Giving Hearts Day

The Friends of the West Fargo Public Library non-profit group is collecting monetary and physical item donations to support the West Fargo Public Library this February.

Members of the public are invited to bring donations of gently used books, DVDs, audiob...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

West Fargo Fire Department warns of unsafe ice conditions on the Sheyenne River

West Fargo Fire Department warns of unsafe ice conditions on the Sheyenne River (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to stay safe by staying off the Sheyenne River as water levels are expected to rise. On Monday, Jan. 23 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing outflow from Baldhill Dam from 130 cubic feet per secon...

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Fire
Posted on: January 19, 2023

West Fargo Police Department announces voluntary security camera registration program

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The West Fargo Police Department has launched a voluntary security camera registration program. Community members and business owners with security cameras, video doorbells and similar systems can register to inform the West Fargo Police Department of the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

City of West Fargo opens branch office space at Pioneer Center for Assessing Department and GIS

City of West Fargo Offices at Pioneer Center

The City of West Fargo Assessing Department and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services are now at the City of West Fargo Offices at Pioneer Center, 1405 Prairie Parkway, Suite A in West Fargo. Staff phone numbers...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

West Fargo Library closed Jan. 15 - 17 to reorganize space

West Fargo Library closed Jan. 15 - 17 for staff training and space reorganization

The West Fargo Public Library will be closed Sunday, Jan. 15 through Tuesday, Jan. 17 for staff training and space reorganization. The library typically closes to the public for staff training on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year, the closure is expan...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department encourages residents to clear vents and gas meters of snow buildup

West Fargo Fire Department encourages residents to clear vents and gas meters of snow buildup (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to check gas meters and vents following the recent winter weather. Heavy or hard-packed snow and ice on meters or external exhaust vents can present a safety hazard. 

Gas meters have a vent to regul...

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Posted on: December 9, 2022

Intermittent lane reduction on Main Avenue E. through February

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A private utility contractor will begin a utility pole replacement project on Main Avenue E. from Center Street going east to West Fargo's border the week of Dec. 12, 2022. Work will be intermittent based on weather and should last through Februa...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

West Fargo Public Library receives 2022 Star Library Award

West Fargo Library staff poses with 2022 Star Library Award

The North Dakota State Library recently awarded the West Fargo Public Library the 2022 North Dakota Star Library Award for exemplary service to the community. 

The award is based on per-capita circulations, service hours, program attendance, compu...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Residents are reminded to stay off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River

Residents are reminded to stay off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire and Police Departments remind residents to stay safe by staying off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River. 

“There is simply no safe ice,” said Dan Fuller, West Fargo Fire Chief. “Retent...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

West Fargo Police Department releases police transparency dashboard

West Fargo Police Department releases police transparency dashboard (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is launching a one-stop, crime data dashboard for the public. The dashboard combines statistics and public information and places them into one easily accessible location. The information is formatted in a series of in-dep...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department launches annual Adopt a Hydrant program

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The West Fargo Fire Department has launched its annual Adopt a Hydrant program. Residents are urged to adopt a hydrant before the winter season to help save time and lives. Residents who register via the online tool will be entered into a drawing for a $2...

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